University of Calgary Reviews

Updated May 13, 2021

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University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon
Elizabeth Cannon
271 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work environment, good support for your study(in 70 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance, inclusive(in 54 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low Salary, No growth opportunity(in 24 reviews)

  • "extremely low pay, hours can be cancelled(in 18 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      May 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Caring people, and a vibrant community.

      Cons

      Parking is expensive! And it is darn cold in the winter, though this is the case everywhere in Calgary.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice

      May 12, 2021 - Research Assistant in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Really great place to work

      Cons

      None whatsoever. Very nice place to work

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Software

      May 12, 2021 - Graduate Student in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      overall good learning environment here

      Cons

      N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good experience

      May 10, 2021 - Graduate Student in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      - as a graduate student it has a greater environment

      Cons

      - I can't think of anyting

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Best Job for Students

      May 8, 2021 - Graduate Teaching Assistant in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      No long hours. Good pay. Nice way to do networking with Prof.

      Cons

      No cons. Might have to work for some long nights.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      May 7, 2021 - Technical Editor in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Very relaxed atmosphere, nearly no micromanagement

      Cons

      There is no track to move up.

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Amazing!

      May 7, 2021 - Community Advisor 
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      Pros

      Great Staff Flexibility Fun working environment Community Great Hours

      Cons

      Not Long Term Busy with School

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      University/Academia

      May 12, 2021 - Research Associate in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Lots of opportunities to work in team setting. Excellent access to continuing education.

      Cons

      Need to publish often and consistently.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good!

      Apr 28, 2021 - Industrial Post Doctoral Researcher in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      lots to learn and explore

      Cons

      academic settings are often underfunded

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good Place to Work

      May 9, 2021 - Faculty in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Great flexibility; great pandemic response; good pension

      Cons

      Too much work; too much red tape

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